TCR Presents: An Evening with Oyinkan Braithwaite

Join us for an evening with bestselling, Booker Prize longlisted author, Oyinkan Braithwaite to celebrate the paperback release of 'My Sister, the Serial Killer'.

Waterstones, London

Monday 7th October, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

  • Book signing
  • In Conversation
  • Questions & Answers


About the Event

Described as 'a literary sensation' by The Guardian, My Sister, the Serial Killer has continued to entertain, shock and delight readers since its realease in hardback in January 2019. Twisty, sharp and disturbingly funny, it is an absolute gem of a book that will leave a lasting imprint on your mind.

Oyinkan will be interviewed by journalist and critic Arifa Akbarin what should be a wickedly wonderful conversation. Oyinkan Braithwaite is a graduate of Creative Writing and Law from Kingston University. Following her degree, she worked as an assistant editor at Kachifo and has been freelancing a writer and editor since. She has had short stories published in anthologies and has also self-published work. In 2014, she was shortlisted as a Top Ten Spoken Word Artist in the Eko Poetry Slam. In 2019, My Sister, the Serial Killer was shortlisted for The Women's Prize for Fiction and longlisted for the Booker Prize.

Venue Information

19-20 Tottenham Court Road
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About the Book

My Sister, The Serial Killer
My Sister, The Serial Killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

Publisher:Atlantic Books

Publication date:26 Oct 2018


3.95 out of 5
10 reviews
"an easy read, and a fitting vehicle for anyone wishing to indulge in murderous fantasies over the festive period."
Irish Times
"above all, built to move, to hurtle forward — and it does so, dizzyingly."
The New York Times
"a high-tension, hideously comedic work of literary horror fiction"
"A glittering and funny crime fiction debut from the Nigerian novelist unpicks a dark sibling rivalry"
Financial Times
"The real joy lies in the characters"
The Guardian
"A short, sharp and sinister sister act, told with plenty of mordant humour"
Irish Independent
"an assured debut"
The Scotsman
"superb wit and assurance"
The Times
"a joyous stab against the patriarchy, as well as a suspenseful thriller"
Times Literary Supplement
"Oyinkan Braithwaite has crafted a refreshingly original story, evocative of the best psychological thrillers"
A.V. Club